Lymphat Res Biol 2016 Mar 19;14(1):35-9. Epub 2015 Nov 19.
1 Division of Plastic Surgery, Department of Trauma Surgery, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, University Medical Centre , Göttingen, Germany .
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Chirurg 1983 Jul;54(7):487-9
The Stewart-Treves syndrome is the most dangerous complication of chronic lymphedema following mastectomy. Prognosis is poor. In the world literature 278 cases are described. Read More
An Bras Dermatol 2015 May-Jun;90(3 Suppl 1):229-31
Pontifícia Universidade Católica de Campinas, Campinas, SP, BR.
Stewart-Treves Syndrome is characterized by the presence of lymphangiosarcoma on limb extremities. Rare, it occurs in 0.5% of patients who have undergone radical mastectomy with axillary node dissection. Read More
Clin Nucl Med 2017 Dec;42(12):e519-e522
From the *Department of Clinical Physiology, Nuclear Medicine & PET, Rigshospitalet, Copenhagen University Hospital, Copenhagen; †Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Odense University Hospital, University of Southern Denmark, Odense; ‡Musculoskeletal Tumor Section, Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Rigshospitalet, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen; and §Department of Nuclear Medicine, Odense University Hospital, University of Southern Denmark, Odense, Denmark.
Angiosarcomas are highly malignant and rare tumors of vascular or lymphatic endothelial cell origin with a poor prognosis. Lymphangiosarcoma associated with chronic lymphedema is known as Stewart-Treves syndrome. Stewart-Treves syndrome is primarily described in patients with lymphedema of an upper extremity occurring after breast cancer surgery including radical axillary lymph node dissection and subsequent radiotherapy. Read More
Vasa 2000 Feb;29(1):71-3
Department of Plastic and Hand Surgery, University of Freiburg, Germany.
We describe a patient with the previously unseen combination of Maffucci's and Stewart Treves syndrome who presented with an angiosarcoma of the hand. Maffucci's syndrome is characterized by the presence of multiple enchondroma and soft tissue hemangioma. The syndrome is a rare nonhereditary condition with a usual onset in childhood. Read More